Historical Events In April - 12
Saturday, 02 July 2022
1879 On this day in history frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children book week
1883 The birth of Imogen Cunningham, American photographer on this day in history.
1883 On April - 12 french troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal
1883 Imogen Cunningham, photographer (1965 ASMP award) on April - 12.
1884 Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922) on April - 12.
1887 Henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm," premieres in Oslo on April - 12.
1892 George C Blickensderfer patents portable typewriter on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history johnny Dodds, early jazz clarinettist
1893 On April - 12 battle at Hoornkrans Southwest-Africa: German Schutztruppen chases away Hottentotten under Hendrik Witbooi
1894 On April - 12 british & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central-Africa
1894 Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese general/president (1951-58) on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)
1896 On April - 12 alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62
1898 On April - 12 army transfers Yerba Buena Island in SF Bay to Navy
1898 Grantley H Adams, president of Barbados on this day in history.
1902 Louis J M Beel, premier of Netherland (1946-48, 58-59) on this day in history.
1903 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969) on April - 12.
1904 On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #531 Zerlina
1904 On April - 12 harald James Penrose, pilot
1905 Hippodrome arena opens (NYC) on this day in history.
1905 French Dufaux brothers test helicopter on April - 12.
1907 On April - 12 belgium govt of De Stain de Naeyer, resigns
1908 On April - 12 fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts
1908 On April - 12 carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia
1909 Philadelphia's Shibe Park (later Connie Mack Stadium) opens on April - 12.
1909 On this day in history hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79
1910 On this day in history jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)
1910 On April - 12 william G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69
1911 A non-stop London-Paris flight takes 3h56m the first time on this day in history.
1911 On April - 12 lT Theodore Ellyson qualifies as first naval aviator
1911 On April - 12 1st non-stop London-Paris flight (Pierre Prier in 3h56m)
1911 Darrell A Amyx, US archaeologist (Greek Ceramics) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history eric Feldary, Budapest Hungary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep)
1912 On April - 12 clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90